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No Shovel ESB | Northampton Brewery

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Brewed by:
Northampton Brewery
Massachusetts, United States
northamptonbrewery.com

Style: Extra Special / Strong Bitter (ESB)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Fall

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Added by Chico1985 on 11-30-2010

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Ratings:
4
Avg:
3.29
pDev:
14.89%
 
 
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3.15/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

From their ESB series which seem to be based on the season (Sandshovel = summer, Snowshovel = winter).

Pours a copper/amber color, any head that may have existed was gone by the time I got it, only a thin ring and very little lacing is left.

Smell and especially taste are bland, but not offensive. Very light herbal/earthy hops, light fruit and malt with a bready finish. Slightly medicinal. Flavors are pretty weak.

Carbonation is on the low side, the mouthfeel is decent. Screams "average" in just about every aspect.

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No Shovel ESB from Northampton Brewery
3.29 out of 5 based on 4 ratings.
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